Design Schools
In Ontario, California

In Ontario, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Ontario, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Professional Trends

Ontario Vs. California Design Employment

Ontario 1,910
California 51,090

Of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, 1,910 work in Ontario. There has been a 3% growth in the number of design professionals in Ontario between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Ontario has increased, overall employment in Ontario has also increased.

Ontario Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
1,850 2,030 1,820 2,060 1,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Ontario

Design VS. All professions salaries in Ontario

$47,148 $50,447 $51,241 $51,294 $54,294
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Ontario
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ontario

In Ontario, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Ontario design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $54,294. Design professionals in Ontario made a yearly average salary of $47,148, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Ontario is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Ontario

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Ontario earn a median salary of $46,448 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,674 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 228% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Ontario

Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Interior Design
Computer Animation
Industrial Design
Game Design
Fashion Design

On average design professionals in Ontario earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Ontario.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Ontario


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Ontario's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Ontario


Ontario's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Ontario


Approximately 74 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Ontario, California

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